The Witching Hour by HeyaShasta

Spock's thoughts about Halloween.

Categories: Poetry Characters: None
Crossover Fandom: None
Genres: Kirk/Spock Pre-Slash
Other Languages: None
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Trope (OPTIONAL): None
Universe: ST:TOS Original Universe
Warnings: None
Challenges: None
Series: None
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes Word count: 89 Read: 1930 Published: 10/16/2019 Updated: 10/16/2019
Chapter 1 by HeyaShasta

My Mother told me stories
of an ancient pagan rite
adopted, lambasted, adored, berated
a day, a season
where the world becomes magic
just for one night
costumes and coverings
designed to hide and highlight
offer a clear view
into the human condition
a holiday of masks
that actually show the truth
a pity that starships
do not celebrate All Hallows Eve
we might, this once
paint over who we think one another are
revealing that we dare not say
emotions we try not to feel
and act toward one another
everything we wish we could
the excuse of these festivities
a blind for the unmentionable
epic love that compels us

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